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Erfan Nazari Hossein Zomorodi

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Solar energy can be regarded as the most potent source of renewable energy as the globe shifts to renewable energy. The most prevalent device for generating electricity from light energy is solar photovoltaic cells. There are several different ways to get the maximum energy from the sun including adjusting the angle of the solar modules. Adjusting the monthly tilt angle will increase the generated power from rooftop solar systems. In this paper, for a 10-kW solar system, the monthly tilt angle will be adjusted for a city in Iran to increase the power production in comparison with the fixed tilt angle for the whole year. The proposed system is simulated via MATLAB SIMULINK to compare each method of getting energy from the solar system. A small motor is utilized to adjust the solar panels each month to extract the highest amount of energy from solar modules.

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Tilt angle, Sun radiation, Solar system

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Nazari, E., & Zomorodi, H. (2022). The Effect of Tilt Angle on Power Production of a Rooftop Solar System. Mapta Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (MJECE), 4(1), 1–6. https://doi.org/10.33544/mjece.v4i1.186